Definition of poorness in English:


Syllabification: poor·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈpo͝ornəs, ˈpôr-


  • The state of lacking or being deficient in some desirable quality or constituent: the poorness of the food
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    • What's a bit interesting about this policy change, this policy poorness in my view, introduced in 1997 is that it's completely unnecessary.
    • Somewhere I have a family tree from my Mothers paternal history and it appears that our trash poorness extended back to the 17th century.
    • Crying poorness of country in being unable to handle the Haitian problem is not a solution.

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